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Bullying in Schools

Watch The Heartbreaking And Hopeful Trailer For 'Bully' (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted 04.22.2012 | Entertainment

"Over 13 million American kids will be bullied this year," read the press notes for "Bully," an award-winning documentary set for release in March, "m...

Words Matter! Using Kids' Books to Celebrate No Name-Calling Week at Home

Signe Whitson | Posted 03.21.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Turns out that while sticks and stones can break your bones, words, too, can really hurt you. In honor of proving that out-of-date childhood adage incorrect, the week of Jan. 23-27 has been set aside as No Name-Calling Week in schools across the country.

What to Do When Your Daughter Is the Mean Girl

Signe Whitson | Posted 03.17.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

It's one thing to work with other people's children and to role play for possible scenarios they may encounter. It's a much more nerve-racking ballgame to have the day come when your own child is smack dab in the middle of mean girl behavior.

Did Abstinence-Only Create a Bully Generation?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 02.11.2012 | Parents
Soraya Chemaly

Abstinence-only education creates a petri dish for bullying in schools. There is always a lot of back and forth about the efficacy of these programs,...

What Moms Can Do About Mean Girls

Signe Whitson | Posted 02.11.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

To be forewarned is to be forearmed; when parents know what to look for when it comes to methods of girl bullying, they are in the best position to help their daughters cope with it.

Students Use 'Glee' For Anti-Bullying Flash Mob

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.21.2011 | Education

If you didn't already have a reason to love flash mobs, you certainly do now! In Alberta, Canada, 150 students and staff from St. Albert Catholic ...

Teacher Threatening Student Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.18.2011 | Education

No one believed 15-year-old Julio Artuz when he said he was being bullied by a teacher at school -- not even his parents. So the special needs stud...

Colbert Slams Anti-Bullying Law

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

Stephen Colbert poked fun at a bill passed in the Michigan State Senate, which allows bullying as long it is rooted in a "sincerely held religious b...

Leave Religion Out Of Michigan's Anti-Bullying Law

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The idea that religious beliefs require special provision within a law meant to protect the most vulnerable should be an affront to all religious people.

Audio Recording Reveals Teachers Bullying Special Needs Girl

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

"No wonder you don't have friends." "No wonder nobody likes you." Most would assume comments like those were the result of your typical playgrou...

Two Black Eyes, A Broken Nose, And Video Of The Bullying Online

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.07.2012 | Education

Fifteen-year-old Patty Fabian's mother told her that if the bullying at her Texas high school ever turned violent, she should never fight back. On...

School Fights Bullying...With Babies

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.03.2012 | Education

No, those more-than-100 babies aren't for some strange diaper commercial or a Johnson & Johnson ad, they're on a mission: to cure classrooms of bullyi...

'Sociable Kidz' Teaches Children How To Combat School Bullying

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

As bullying pervades schools nationwide, kids are often left without the proper tools to combat situations or emotionally handle the aftermath. CNN re...

Dept. Of Ed: Anti-Gay Bullying May Violate Civil Rights

Education Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Certain types of harassment rooted in sexual orientation or religious differences may be a federal civil rights violation, even though members of thos...

Band-Aids on Bullying Can't Stop Suicide

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

Today kids get more pressure from their peers -- than anyone else -- to be cool, to fit in and to do whatever is necessary to prove that you do.